Nyjah Huston takes SLS gold at the 2013 Summer X-Games in LA. As of May 19, 2013, Huston has won more prize money than any other skateboarder in history.
Huston collected his 3rd gold medal of the 2013 global X-games. Luan Oliveira was leading after the Flow section with an 8.9 to Huston’s 8.7 and continued to hold the lead with a 9.3 to Huston’s 9.1 through the Control section. During the Impact section, Huston was able to take over after landing all 6 of his attempts. His scores included a 9.2 for a kickflip backside tail slide, an 8.8 for kickflip frontside nose slide, an 8.8 for for a switch frontside bluntside, and an 8.4 for bigspin frontside boardslide. Watch the video above for highlights of his run.
All participants in the street league finals were Chris Cole (2nd place), Bastien Salabanzi, Ryan Decenzo (4th place), Paul Rodriguez, Torey Pudwill, Shane O’Neill, Nyjah Huston (1st place), and Luan Oliveira (3rd place).
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